Ancient Corinth

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Hilary

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« Reply #15 on: March 05, 2014, 05:50:24 PM »
A view of Akrokorinthos from below the village.
Plenty of Asphodel and Euphorbia around on the 2nd of March
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Alisdair

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« Reply #16 on: March 05, 2014, 06:25:36 PM »
Those asphodels are going crazy, Hilary!
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Charithea

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« Reply #17 on: March 06, 2014, 10:22:27 AM »
Hi Hilary, thank you for taking us on a journey with your photos . I wanted to use the Greek expression for travelling taxidevondas but I don't know how to change language on my iPad. There are so many lovely places to see in Greece. I hope we will be healthy enough to explore they in the near future. Regards from warm and very sunny Cyprus.
I garden in Cyprus, in a flat old farming field, alt. approx. 30 m asl.

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« Reply #18 on: March 06, 2014, 11:50:03 AM »
Really lovely early spring landscape, Hilary.
Amateur gardener who has gardened in north London and now gardens part of the year on the Cycladic island of Paros. Conditions: coastal, windy, annual rainfall 350mm, temp 0-35 degrees C.

Hilary

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« Reply #19 on: March 07, 2014, 02:28:09 PM »
February at the ancient port of Lechaion
Still windy but very sunny.
Many  of the photos I took  are blurred  because of the wind.
We will just have to go back again
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No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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« Reply #20 on: March 21, 2014, 05:28:55 PM »
The Asclepium, or rather in search of it.
We went in search of a place which I thought was the Asclepium and had seen several years ago.
The wild plants were too tall  see over.
We found a well fenced area.
Then we saw some walls and an arch.
Euphorbia at eye level.
On our way back we saw what looks like a column base in a fenced field.
Then two sheep enjoying all the fresh greenery.
Our  search for the Asclepium is not finished, we have to go back after visiting the room devoted to it in the museum and studying the map.
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Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Umbrian

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« Reply #21 on: March 23, 2014, 08:15:29 AM »
Your travels always make interesting reading Hilary, thank you for sharing them with us and posting the photographs. :)
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« Reply #22 on: March 23, 2014, 12:01:01 PM »
Fantastic photos Hilary.

Just a small correction; Muscari is M. commutatum.
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Living and gardening in Tivon, Lower Galilee region, North Israel.
Min temp 5c Max 42c, around 450mm rain.

Hilary

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« Reply #23 on: March 31, 2014, 03:22:18 PM »
Umbrian , Oron,
Glad you enjoy my photos of spring in the Peloponnese.
We are just back from a week in Sparta so there mi9ght be some interesting photos, on the other hand they might all be rubbish

Oron,
Thanks for the correction, and I was so sure I had got it right this time.
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Hilary

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« Reply #24 on: May 09, 2014, 03:23:59 PM »
Isthmus
Looking for flowers for the May Wreath
Ballota acetabulosa, Garden Horehound
Papaver rhoeas, Common Poppy
And various yellow daisies
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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« Reply #25 on: May 10, 2014, 01:05:43 PM »
The Justinian or Hexamillion Wall.
For those of you who enjoy seeing ancient remains.
And for those of you who enjoy seeing road and railway bridges.
Four bridges spanning the Justinian Wall.
Nicotiania glauca, Shrub Tobacco, and the wall.
Reseda alba, White Mignonette , Phagnalon rupestre and the wall. 
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No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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« Reply #26 on: May 12, 2014, 03:44:24 PM »
Ancient port of Lechaion in May.
The views towards Akrokorinthos were lovely although the bright sun seems to have bleached the colours.
Gerania is the mountain range across the Gulf of Corinth.
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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« Reply #27 on: May 22, 2014, 02:28:27 PM »
Roses in a friend's garden with Akrokorinthos in the background
Shame about the electricity pole
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Hilary

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« Reply #28 on: May 27, 2014, 07:20:38 AM »
Xylokeriza.
Views of the Oneia mountain range from the village of Xylokeriza.
The Oneia, Donkey, mountains are a low range, 581m. south of the village.
I have heard that there is a sign posted walk along the top of it.
The olive groves were full of wild flowers at the beginning of May
Last but not least the view of Akrokorinthos from Xylokeriza
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

Hilary

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« Reply #29 on: June 16, 2014, 04:59:56 PM »
Another walk at Xylokeriza at the beginning of  June, before it gets too hot.
A sign for a mountain walk, note the perfect pomegranate tree in the background.
Agave and Cypress trees.
Cypress trees with the Oneia Mountain range in the background.
Olive trees and the Oneia mountain range
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care